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Coca-Cola Faces The Sugar-Tax Problem In South Africa

by Trefis Team
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) might lose volume sales in South Africa, should the proposed tax on sugar-sweetened drinks be implemented next year. The government has proposed a 20% tax on sugary drinks that will be levied with effect from 1 Apr...
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Low Interest Rates Weighing On Ford’s Credit Division

by Trefis Team
Ford Motor (NYSE: F) operates a large vehicle leases and loans business. This business is engaged in the activity of purchasing loan and lease contracts from dealerships and assuming the residual risk on a vehicle sold on loan or lease by the dea...
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Is F5 Pooling Its Resources Into R&D Effectively?

by Trefis Team
F5 ‘s (NYSE:FFIV) investments in research and development (R&D) are aimed at developing new products and upgrading the current line of products to trigger future growth and help stay on par with or better than the competition. Consideri...
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What Is The Significance Of Pandora’s Probable Entry Into The On-Demand Music Domain?

by Trefis Team
Taking an important step to make its business model more sustainable, Pandora  is about to launch its on-demand streaming service. According to The Wall Street Journal, the Internet radio company is in the process of finalizing agreements with ma...
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Battlefield India: Why Is Alibaba Looking At The Acquisition Route To Establish Itself

by Trefis Team
In contrast to Amazon, which is investing to grow organically, Alibaba  (NYSE:BABA) is looking to to build its position in the Indian e-commerce market by way of acquisitions. Reports suggest that the latter company is currently in talks with Sho...
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What’s Lockheed Martin’s Fundamental Value Based On Expected 2016 Results?

by Trefis Team
Notes: View Interactive Institutional Research (Powered by Trefis): Global Large Cap  |  U.S. Mid & Small Cap  |  European Large & Mid Cap More Trefis Research
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GameStop Earnings: Challenging Environment May Weigh On Results

by Trefis Team
Video games and electronics retailer, GameStop, is scheduled to release its Q2 fiscal 2016 earnings on August 25. We expect the company’s revenues to be down compared to the prior year period owing to weak sales for hardware, software, and ...
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Delta Versus JetBlue: Expansion Into Boston And Its Effect On Unit Revenues

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After flying high on low fuel prices for almost two years, the U.S. airlines are grappling with the hard reality of falling unit revenues and intense competition in the aviation space. The legacy carriers’ unit revenues face pressure not on...
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How Have Debt Origination Fees For U.S. Investment Banks Changed Over The Last Five Quarters?

by Trefis Team
The five largest U.S. banks saw their debt origination fees swell considerably in Q2 2016 from the sub-par levels seen over the previous two quarters thanks to a strong improvement in debt market activity around the globe. These banks pocketed mo...
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What Are The Problems Plaguing Gap Inc.?

by Trefis Team
While in the recent second quarter results  Gap Inc  (NYSE:GPS) beat analysts’ expectation on EPS and revenue, the results were still disappointing with over a 6% fall in EPS, a 24% decline in operating income, and a 43% drop in net income....
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eBay Mid Year Review: Stock Up 10% YTD On Improving Margins, Free Cash Flow

by Trefis Team
eBay ‘s (NASDAQ:EBAY) stock is up 19% in the last year and over 10% year-to-date (YTD) following strong second quarter results and optimistic full year guidance. In the first six months of the year, eBay’s top line grew 5% year-over-y...
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What Was The Market Share Of The 5 Largest Custody Banks At The End Of Q2?

by Trefis Team
The 5 largest global custody banks reported more than $102 trillion in assets under custody and administration (AUC/A) at the end of Q2 2016 – representing a market share of almost 60%. AUC/A figures for individual banks is taken from th...
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China Unicom’s First Half Results Expand On Growing Subscriber Base

by Trefis Team
China Telecom  (NYSE:CHA), the third largest Chinese wireless carrier and largest broadband provider, published its H1 2016 interim results, posting relatively strong growth driven by its expanding subscriber base and a growing mix of customers a...
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Key Takeaways From Best Buy’s Q2 Earnings

by Trefis Team
Best Buy  (NYSE:BBY) announced better than expected second quarter results on Tuesday, with both its revenue and earnings beating market expectations. The company reported a top line of $8.5 billion which beat consensus estimates by $130 million....
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Trina Solar Posts Solid Q2 Growth, But Downstream Projects Remain A Key Factor To Watch

by Trefis Team
Trina Solar  (NYSE:TSL), the world’s largest solar panel manufacturer, reported robust growth for Q2 2016, driven by expanding module shipments (+62% y-o-y) and declining manufacturing costs (blended cost per watt down 6%). Although Trina b...
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